59th IGFR world championship

San Diego, CA – September 22-27, 2024

Partners’ program


Enjoy a guided tour of Old Town where you will witness the living legacy of California’s birthplace and the oldest city in San Diego. Its many preserved historic buildings and museums commemorate the early days of the town of San Diego. A diverse collection of stores can be found in Old Town and the Old Town Market Place, an open-air courtyard, is home to a variety of carts and shops that sell handcrafted trinkets, clothing and accessories traditional to the Mexican culture. Lunch at Casa de Reyes Mexican Restaurant before heading off on an Old Town Trolley tour.


A behind-the-scenes tour of Tony Award-winning Old Globe Theatre, one of the country’s leading professional regional theatres that has stood as San Diego’s flagship arts institution for over 80 years. Lunch at The Prado Restaurant before embarking on a tour of the Museum of Art and the Timken Museum in beautiful Balboa Park.


Celebrate the sights, sounds and stories of San Diego aboard a 2-hour Flagship Harbor cruise tour. Cruise alongside playful sea lions, Navy ships, historic landmarks and under the Coronado Bridge. Lunch at The Fish Market and a walk to Seaport Village, the San Diego Convention Center and The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park.


A visit to the world-famous San Diego Zoo located near downtown San Diego in Balboa Park. The 100-acre Zoo is home to more than 12,000 rare and endangered animals representing more than 650 species and subspecies and a prominent botanical collection with more than 700,000 exotic plants. The visit will include a guided bus tour, Skyfari ride and a hop on and off Kangaroo Express Bus ride. Lunch at Albert’s Restaurant inside the Zoo.

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